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Cool Gadgets, Video Production

Premium Beat asks “Could Tesla be the power solution for on location filming?”

I’m a big fan of Tesla. Not just as a car company, but as a renewable energy technology innovator. I can’t believe I missed this opportunity/ link to my own industry! Tesla Powerwall batteries could some day be powering entire on location film productions or remote trucks. Recharging using solar power. Great job by Johnathan Paul Read More

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By Gary, May 22, 2015
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Video Editing

Grass Valley Introduces EDIUS 8 with Major Upgrades for Faster, More Flexible Editing

Exisiting Edius owners can upgrade now to Edius 7.5 for just $299 and get a FREE upgrade to Edius 8.0 when it becomes available in June. This is a fantastic offer and it includes not just older versions of Edius (versions 1 to 6.5) , but Neo (versions 1 to 3.5)as well. If you are Read More

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By Gary, May 21, 2015
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Video Storage

ProMAX Systems NAB Interview featuring Platform Portable

In this interview Jesse Hartman talks about ProMax shared storage solutions, the advantages of the ProMAX workflow and their new Platform Portable. Portable turns your attached storage into shared storage, complete with asset maangement tools. ProductionHUBTV An interview from the 2015 National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las Vegas with Jess Hartmann of ProMAX Systems. Read More

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By Gary,
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Cool Gadgets, Streaming

Videoguys now carries Epiphan Pearl & USB3 Video Grabbers!

Epiphan Pearl All in one Video Streaming and Recording DeviceEpiphan Pearl simultaneously live streams and records four HD audio/video sources at 30 frames per second (or two HD sources at 60 fps). With dedicated inputs for SDI, HDMI and VGA, Pearl captures just about any video content you give it; either directly or with a Read More

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By Gary, May 20, 2015
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Computer Hardware, Tech Support, Video Editing

Videoguys Tech Update: DIY 11 & System Recommendations for Video Editing

We’ve published two new articles on our website that video editors and digital content creators will want to read and bookmark. Our latest DIY build is DIY 11 and it is a creaming fast machine capable of 4K work. Our recommended systems page has been updated to include all the latest guidance for buying and Read More

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By Gary,
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Streaming, Video Production

Review: MATROX MONARCH HD for Education

The Matrox Monarch HD is a stand alone video streaming and recording appliance.  Once you take a few moments to set it up, it becomes as simple as turning it on and starting it after that. This makes it perfect for teacher and educational institutions that want to stream lectures or record them for future Read More

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By Gary,
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Cool Gadgets, Video Editing, Video Production

Free SSD Promo with Odyssey7Q+ expires 5/31/15

Convergent Design has been running a worldwide promotion, giving you two FREE Odyssey 256GB SSDs with every Odyssey7Q+ monitor/recorder purchased. This promotion will end on May 31st, 2015. All orders received after May 31st, 2015 will not include the two 256GB Odyssey SSDs. “Our goal was to remove the price barrier from clients deciding what product Read More

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By Gary, May 19, 2015
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Streaming, Video Production

TriCaster Mini: Carry-On Production TV Studio

Another glowing revue of the TriCaster Mini. The folks at Mashable LOVE IT! They can’t get over the fact that you get all of the power and performance of a professional TriCaster system packed into a such a small form factor. You can actually bring it on a plane with you as a carry-on luggage! Read More

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By Gary,
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4K and 3D, Video Editing

Avid Artist DNxIO Hardware FAQs

At NAB Avid introduced their newest I/O hardware the DNxIO. Capable of 4K resolutions and beyond.  Many of our customers have asked us what are the main differences betweent he Avid DNxIO and the Blackmagic Ultrastudio. The information below is from Avid’s FAQ. Q. What are the differences between Avid Artist | DNxIO and the Read More

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By Gary, May 18, 2015
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Cool Gadgets, Streaming, Video Production

Teradek Live:Air iOS Multi-VidiU Production Solution Tutorial

One of the coolest demonstrations I saw at NAB was the Teradk Live:Air iOS app running on an iPad with two VidiUs, eaqch mounted on an off the shelf HD camcorder. WOW! For under $1,500 you end up with a fully functional two camera live streaming production. I was blown away. Streaming Media’s Jan Ozer Read More

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By Gary, May 15, 2015